Customs authorities detained more than 41 million fake and counterfeit products at the EU's external border in 2016 with a value of more than €670m. 13% of that were foodstuffs.
Foodstuff and alcoholic beverages were among the categories with the highest increases (>50%) compared to 2015. 80% of all fake goods were from China which was the country with the highest source of fake foodstuffs (94.16%).
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Submitted by Verda Fazlic – Fera FoodIntegrity web correspondent